Newsroom

Senator Lanza Urges Staten Islanders to Call State Insurance Department's Disaster Hotline for Insurance Related Questions


The State Insurance Department has created a hotline for people who have insurance related questions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The line will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.. Call 1-800-339-1759 to speak with a represenative from the State Insurance Department.

September 1, 2011
Read more...

Outerbridge Crossing EZ-Pass lanes (Traveling into Staten Island) Closed for Maintenance Friday, September 2nd, 12:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.

 

The high-speed EZ-Pass lanes at the Outerbridge Crossing will be closed for maintenance starting on Friday, September 2nd at 12:30 am and ending at 4:00 a.m.

In addition, only one travel lane will be open across the span for traffic during these times.

There should be minimal traffic impacts.

September 2, 12:30 AM - 4:30 AM
Read more...
August 30, 2011
Read more...

PLEASE REPORT ALL STORM DAMAGE


If you experienced any kind of damage from the storm, please call 311 or follow the link below to report the damage. This will help the City assess total losses if they apply for federal disaster assistance.

 

 

http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/nycsevereweather/damage_form.shtml

August 29, 2011
Read more...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STATEN ISLANDERS REGARDING HURRICANE IRENE

Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued For Residents In Zone A & Suspension of MTA Services


Dear Neighbor:

With this week’s earthquake, and Hurricane Irene rapidly approaching the east coast, I wanted to provide you with some information on how to best prepare in the event a natural disaster should hit Staten Island.

August 26, 2011
Read more...

Ready New York: Hurricanes and New York City

General tips on how to prepare for any emergency, instructions on how to develop a hurricane disaster plan and secure your home before a storm. See the attached document.

August 26, 2011
Read more...

Ready New York: Preparing for Emergencies in New York City

An all-hazards approach to teaching New Yorkers how to stay safe when facing an emergency. Open the attached brochure.

August 26, 2011
Read more...
August 17, 2011
Read more...

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA, CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEE & CO-CHAIR OF THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION, ANNOUNCES NEW ETHICS REFORM LAW

New law addresses major inadequacies in current ethics system to restore public trust in government

August 16, 2011
Read more...
August 16, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Read more...

Public Hearing: PUBLIC HEARING: PORT AUTHORITY'S PROPOSED TOLL & FARE HIKES

Port Ivory/Howland Hook40 Western Ave.Staten Island, NY  10303718-330-29508 a.m. (

August 16, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read more...

EXPRESS YOUR OUTRAGE ABOUT THE PORT AUTHORITY'S PROPOSED TOLL HIKES AT PUBLIC HEARINGS TOMORROW, TUESDAY, AUGUST 16!

1st HEARING: Port Ivory/Howland Hook40 Western Ave.Staten Island, NY  10303718-330-29508 a.m. (

August 15, 2011
Read more...

Celebrate Staten Island’s 350th Birthday with a Public Craft & Music Festival on August 22 and See the Empire State Building Light the Sky in Staten Island’s Colors – Blue, White & Orange

On August 22, 2011, the Board of SI350 will host a birthday celebration in recognition of the date the Dutch settled on Staten Island.

August 22, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Read more...

Join the Fight to Stop The Port Authority's Toll and Fare Increase

Last week, the Port Authority unveiled a proposal that would dramatically raise tolls and fares on Staten Island’s three bridges and the busiest entries into New York City, once again punishing the

August 11, 2011
Read more...

JOIN THE FIGHT TO STOP PORT AUTHORITY TOLL INCREASES!

On August 19th, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey voted on a proposal to increase tolls on Staten Island's three bridges and the busiest entries into New York City.  Commuters and businesses are facing outrageous round-trip tolls to use the Goethals, Outerbridge, Bayonne and George Washington Bridges along with Lincoln and Holland Tunnels. These increases, during one of the largest continued economic recessions this country and state have experienced, are placing a major financial burden on millions of New Yorkers.

August 8, 2011
Read more...

STATEN ISLAND FOOD TRUCK SUMMERFEST 2011 - Returning in August & Sept


A variety of food trucks will be located at the Midland Beach Turtle Circle from 12PM to 8PM on the following dates:

 

8/5, 8/6 and 8/7

8/19, 8/20 and 8/21

8/26, 8/27 and 8/28

9/2, 9/3, 9/4 and 9/5

(NO TRUCKS THE WEEKEND OF 8/12 – 8/14)

 

The flyer for Summerfest is attached.

August 8, 2011
Read more...

SENATOR ANDREW J. LANZA CALLS PORT AUTHORITY’S PROPOSED TOLL & FARE HIKES UNJUSTIFIED

The Port Authority today announced that the commuters of Staten Island will once a

August 5, 2011
Read more...

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MICHAEL CUSICK ANNOUNCE NEW STATE LAW TO PREVENT PHRAGMITES FIRES

Law Will Empower Property Owners to Protect Themselves & Neighbors  

August 4, 2011
Read more...